I can only hope that every minister could come to know friends as true, as faithful, and as genuine as I have come to know in C. J., Mark, and Lig. We are exhilarated in being together, and we take tremendous delight in each other. One of the problems we face in today's church is that men are not often sustained by authentic friendships. This is especially deadly for pastors.
- Albert Mohler
Man and wife are equally concerned to avoid all offense of each other in the beginning of their conversation. A little thing can blast an infant blossom.
- Jeremy Taylor
If I take offence easily; if I am content to continue in cold unfriendliness, though friendship be possible, then I know nothing of Calvary love.
- Amy Carmichael
We shall never have friends if we expect to find them without fault.
- Thomas Fuller
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller
Four of the Ten Commandments deal with our relationship to God while the other six deal with our relationships with people. But all ten are about relationships.
- Rick Warren
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
- Thomas Aquinas
It was the saying of a heathen though no heathenish saying, "That he, who would be good, must either have a faithful friend to instruct him, or a watchful enemy to correct him.
- William Secker
I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world.
- Blaise Pascal
He is your friend who pushes you nearer to God.
- Abraham Kuyper
When two friends part they should lock up one another's secrets, and interchange their keys.
- Owen Feltham
A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship. Be who you are and be that well.
- Francis de Sales
From here it sounds great to say we'll all get together soon, but all I know is this: you can call me fifty days or fifty years from now and I'll be glad to see you.
- Assorted Authors
His subject thou art whom thou crownest in thy heart, and not whom thou flatterest with thy lips.
- William Gurnall
God send me a friend that will tell me of my faults.
- Thomas Fuller
The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.
- Henry Ward Beecher
The best mirror is an old friend.
- George Herbert
The way you see people is the way you treat them.
- Zig Ziglar
To believe Christ's cross to be a friend, as he himself is a friend, is also a special act of faith.
- Samuel Rutherford
That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
- Francis Quarles
True friends face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
- C.S. Lewis
Many a friendship - long, loyal, and self-sacrificing - rested at first upon no thicker a foundation than a kind word.
- Frederick W. Faber
Friendship is a deep oneness that develops when two people, speaking the truth in love to one another, journey together to the same horizon.
- Tim Keller
The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.
- John Henry Newman